Eurofins announces strategic partnership with QFresh Lab

JUNE 15, 2020

FRESNO, CA – Eurofins Scientific, the global leader in food testing and QFresh Lab (Salinas, CA) the industry experts for produce post-harvest quality testing; have established a cooperative agreement to provide a convenient, full-service solution for the fresh produce industries including the growing segments of fresh-cut vegetables and fruits, salad kits, and more.

Traditional laboratory models for the produce industry often require the use of multiple service providers to piece together a complete solution. This industry partnership yields significant value by providing single-point-access to a deep portfolio of expertise and seamless collaboration for all testing, shelf-life, packaging, and consulting needs.

With their nationwide network of laboratories purposefully located to support the fresh food industries, Eurofins amplifies their long-standing portfolio of pesticides, heavy metals, nutrition, and microbiology, testing as well as food safety training, consulting, and auditing services.

“Eurofins is the ideal strategic partner for the QFresh Lab. The combination of our postharvest, shelf-life, quality, and modified atmosphere packaging expertise; combined with their food safety and analytical testing capabilities makes for a one stop resource
for the fresh food industry. We are excited to bring this combined effort to the
marketplace,” Said Jeffrey Brandenburg, Founder of QFresh Lab.

As the produce industry’s only independent post-harvest quality and packaging testing laboratory, QFresh Lab provides expertise in fresh-cut physiology and the optimal packaging and processing requirements to maintain superior product quality and stability. Located in Salinas, CA, the heart of fresh industry, QFresh Lab is strategically situated to be an accessible partner to the fresh food industry.

“Eurofins and QFresh have aligned to complement each other with our core expertise in both fresh-cut science and quality and Eurofins food safety testing and technology expertise. A powerful pair to leverage your product and brand to the next level; together let’s make your product, process and data do more for you from seed to plate,” said Joelle Mosso, Business Manager for the Eurofins Fresno laboratory.